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Obit Albro

David L. Albro, 63

TILTON — David L. Albro, 63, passed away peacefully on the morning of July 3, 2013, at the New Hampshire Veterans Home in Tilton after a long fight with diabetes and Parkinson's disease. He resided at home with his wife Joyce in the Tilton-Northfield and Laconia areas until five years ago when he became a resident of the Veterans Home.
David was born in Cambridge, Mass., July 7, 1949, son of William and Ruth (Olson) Albro. He attended school in Belmont, Mass., Hebron Academy in Maine, Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts.
He worked as an engineer and was employed by several construction and engineering companies in the Boston area including, Columbia Construction, S & R Construction Co. Inc. and Beaver Builders Inc. David also opened his own auto repair business in Marlborough, Mass., before moving to the Tilton-Northfield area more than 20 years ago. He owned and operated several auto repair businesses in the Tilton-Franklin areas, including, The Auto Clinic and Dave Albro's Auto Repair.
David was proud of his involvement with the Boy Scouts of America and becoming an Eagle Scout years ago. He served four years in the Army during the Vietnam War.
In addition to his mother, Ruth Albro who lives in Delaware, David leaves, his wife of 27 years, Joyce D. (Ursin) Albro of Tilton Jonathan and Jennifer (Albro) Miller of Massachusetts, Jamie Dalessio and husband Michael of Tilton, Gary Andrews and wife Cheryl of Northfield, Patricia Andrews of Hudson, Mass., Robert Andrews Jr. and wife Tina of Los Angeles,
Lara Andrews of West Palm Beach, Fla.; grand and great-grandchildren; a sister, Janet DallePazze and husband James of Hockessin, Del.; a sister-in-law, Denise Albro of Reading, Mass.; an aunt, Vivian Miniter of Belmont, Mass.; a cousin, Gayle Miniter of Greenfield, Mass.; a niece, Laura; and a nephew, Mark.
A calling hour will be held Sunday, July 14, 2013, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton. A service will be held immediately at 2 p.m. A committal service with military honors will be held Monday, July 15, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, 110 D.W. Highway in Boscawen. Burial will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made in David's name to the Resident Fund, NH Veterans Home, 139 Winter St., Tilton, NH 03276.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 July 2013 06:52

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Obit Kaza

Dorothy Kaza, 59

ASHLAND — Dorothy [Knowlton] Kaza, 59, died at her home from natural causes.
She was born in Detroit on Jan. 4, 1954, the daughter of Donald Knowlton and Marjorie Knowlton-Ash.
Dorothy was raised in Ashland where she attended Ashland Elementary School and graduated
from Ashland High School in 1972.
She furthered her education at Plymouth State College, earning a master's degree in education. She was employed at Plymouth State College and a Foley & Ray.
Dorothy enjoyed blue grass music, camping, and the mountains.
She is survived by her son, Chad Kaza of Ashland; her daughter, Cynthia Kaza of Nashville, Tenn.; her mother, Marjorie Knowlton-Ash of Ashland; three brothers, Joseph Knowlton of Maryland, Scott Knowlton of Franconia, and Deke Knowlton of Laconia, and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held on Sunday July 14, 2013 at Green Grove Cemetery, Main Street, Ashland at 1 p.m.
Dupuis Funeral Home Ashland is handling arrangements.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 July 2013 08:56

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Obit Morancy

Mylar S. Morancy, 54

LACONIA — Mylar S. Morancy, 54, of 261 Union Ave., died at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, on Thursday, June 20, 2013 after a short illness.
Mr. Morancy was born Nov. 26, 1958 in Laconia, the son of the late Melvin W. and Katharine E. (Mosher) Morancy. He was a long-time resident of Gilford growing up on Belknap Mountain Road. He briefly lived in Oakland, Calif., and Reno, Nev., before returning to Laconia.
He graduated from Gilford High School and attended the California College of the Arts, graduating in 1988 with a California teaching certificate in art. During his youth he enjoyed skiing, fishing, soccer and baseball and was known for his quickness and ability to steal bases.
Mr. Morancy held many jobs in his lifetime and he was an extremely talented artist. His last job was at Winnipesaukee Forge that specialized in forge work; however his artistic skills included painting, drawing, writing, glass blowing, sculpture and landscaping. Mylar was a free spirit, humorous, loyal and a generous friend as demonstrated by his desire to give away his art to those who enjoyed the piece of work.
Mr. Morancy is survived by a sister, Maureen Colby Hullinger, her husband John and their children Miles and Eva Ruth of Fernley, Nev., a niece, Melissa Morancy, nephew Mikael Morancy and stepdaughters, Courtney Gomez and Ashley Campbell.
There will be no calling hours or funeral service. Please join us on Friday, July 12, 2013, at the Brickfront Restaurant in Laconia, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. where friends and loved ones will gather to celebrate Mylar's life.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family. For more information and to view an online memorial, go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 July 2013 07:50

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Obit Hill

Patricia A. Hill, 76

CARVER, Mass. — Patricia A. (Toner) Hill, 76, of Carver, and formerly of Braintree and Belmont, N.H., passed away on July 6.
Patricia was born in Charlestown and educated in Dorchester at Cardinal Cushing High School.
She was retired from John Hancock Insurance Co.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Richard "Dick" Hill, and her children, Stephen Hill and wife Tara (McAvoy) Hill of Holbrook, Diane (Hill) Melanson and husband John of Raynham, Deborah (Hill) Fountain and husband Donald of Barre, Vt. Other survivors include her loving grandchildren, Kayla (Hill) Swenson and her husband Drew, Richard "Ricky" Hill, Angela, Paul and Scott Melanson, Jacey, Jefferey and Jessica Fountain; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, Arthur and Dorothy (Linskey) Toner. Also, loving sister of the late Robert Toner and his wife Carmilla, of Somerville, Mass., Dorothy (Toner) Poudrier and her husband Henry, of Belmont, and the late James Toner.
A funeral service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Hurley Funeral Home, 134 South Main St. (Rt. 28), Randolph. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 p.m. Interment will be at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Patricia's name to Beacon Hospice, 182 North Main St., Fall River, MA 02720.
For online guestbook and directions please visit us at our website, www.thehurleyfuneralhomes.com.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 July 2013 07:02

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